A short visit to Inle Lake via Pindaya for 3 days. Explore to Pindaya and Inle Lake with a tour guide. All transportation, domestic flight, and accommodation are included.
Visit Inle Lake via Pindaya
Who would love this tour?
3 days Myanmar short package tour to explore Shan Hill station including Pindaya and Inle lake after visiting Mandalay area and around. Exploring hill station of Shan state and distinguish the nature of Inle lake and Pindaya cave. You will also see different ethnic groups and famous Shan paper making workshop. A boat trip up one of the streams to Indein will be a memorable trip for you. Our tour guide will lead and take care of your trip.
Highlights of the Program
- Short boat excursion trip in the Inle lake
- Private tour of 3 days 2 nights with a licensed tour guide
- The experience about the ethnic people and their handicrafts
- Soak up the atmosphere at the Inle lake
- To see the tradition of leg rower boat fisherman and local life at the Inle lake area
Destinations in this tour
Inle Lake (Nyaung Shwe)
Day 1 : Mandalay-Pindaya-Inle
In the morning our car will pick you up at your hotel after check out and transfer to Mandalay airport to take the flight to Heho. When you arrive at Heho airport our tour guide is waiting for you by holding your name board and meet you at the airport. Then proceed to Pindaya and get through farms, local villages, local people going to their daily works. Pindaya, there has a huge cavern where nearly 8,000 Buddha statues appearing and Shan parasol workplace where you can also see how paper is made in a traditional way to a local user of the small umbrella. Then a scenic route on the way to Inle lake travels through a beautiful environment with a view of mountains and rice fields. Inle lake, the 32 km long and 6 km wide where the whole life of people are on and around the water play.
Overnight at hotel in NyaungShwe
Day 2 : Inle – Indein
Today our guide will lead you to visit Indein, one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the lake. Then back to Inle Lake and explore the lake and its tradition.
You will go to Indein along with the narrow, foliage-cloaked canal winds through the reeds to the lakeside. You will see incredibly atmospheric despite the crowds. By climbing up with stairway you can see so many small Stupas (Zedi) most constructed in the 17th and 18th Centuries before reaching the Shwe Inn Thein Paya. The most highlight is to see the local life in the rural village and distinguish Shan style small Stupas.
You can observe the daily life of the unique power of local fishermen and ethnic people who inhabit the Inle Lake for centuries and their traditional houses built on stilts. You will also enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the lake cool water and beautiful scenery. This tour includes Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, local handicraft industries such as silver making, silk, cotton, lotus weaving factory, cheroots making, etc.
Overnight at hotel in NyaungShwe
Day 3 : Inle-Departure
Today is departure day and depending on your request where you have to head again from Inle, Shan State. We will provide the appropriate proposal for your flight ticket booking (or) if you would like to continue with other short packages from us. Airport transfer to Heho will be arranged by Myanmar Upper Land.
include & exclude
What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the tour price.
- Airport / Hotel pickup and drop-off service
- 2 Nights Accommodation (with daily breakfast)
- 1 domestic flight from Mandalay to Heho
- Entrance fees and zone fees for the visits
- All transportation by car (until 7:00 pm for the day) , boat
- English Speaking Guide
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the tour price.
- International Air tickets and airport tax
- Meals and beverages
- Visa fees and arrangements
- other services not mentioned
What is the cancellation policy for this tour?
All cancellations made by travelers will be charged as follows:
- Cancellation more than 45 days before the travel start date: there are no charges.
- Between 30– 45 days before the travel start date: 25% of the tour cost.
- Less than 30 days before the travel start date (or) No-show: 100% of the tour cost.
- The Government Tax (5%) is non-refundable.
Can I book this tour at the last minute?
We say yes, and but it is subject to availability. Advance booking is recommended for a better and secure arrangement. Please make Enquiry or Customized for this tour. Then we can get back to you with the information to help you book the tour.
What do I need to bring with me to do this tour?
We suggest you carry slipper and something to protect from the sun and the dust. Shorts or sleeveless tops and shoes are not allowed to enter the place of Pagodas and Religious area.
I am a solo traveler, can I book this tour?
We operate this tour privately as we, MUL considered to the privacy of the travelers and not sharing with other travelers. Our mentioned price is based on 2 passengers for a booking, but the solo traveler can still book this tour requesting for the solo price by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Is the vegetarian option available for this tour?
Yes, Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
What is the best season to do this tour?
We have three seasons in Myanmar, October to February is Winter (cold) season with average temperatures 20-24 C, March to May is Summer (hot) season with average temperatures 30-35 C) and June to September is the Monsoon (rainy) season, with high rainfall and average temperatures 25-30 C.
We offer this tour all year round and the best season to do this tour is Winter season (Oct – Feb).
Can I extend my trip for longer days or more exploration?
Yes, We offer extension tour packages and/or other travel-related services depend on your request. Please contact us at email@example.com.